Subject: Re: 1.6.1 lack of stability on cats
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <email@example.com>
Date: 02/13/2003 09:43:48
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 09:49:28PM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 11:10:14AM +0000, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> > > > I haven't submitted a request to releng yet. Ignatios, is there any
> > > > chance that you could try this on your shark and see if it solves the
> > > > problems you reported?
> > >
> > > All else being the 1.6 branch? (Kernel is cross-building right now)
> > >
> > Yeah, there's no need to back this out from the trunk, there's no
> > instability there.
> Ok. Reverting the aforementioned patches, I've built a kernel that was
> able to build xpdf without locking up. I'm building tuxpaint and its
> horrible mess of stupid dependencies now as a 2nd test, and only had
> one of the occasional l1ptwaits, which are unrelated.
> It does not fix the "buildint teTeX" problem. I'll have to analyze this
I managed to build teTeX without problems last night, but when I ran xdvi
this morning on a sample I had lying aroung it crashed repeatably.
A repeatable crash sounds like a different bug however, so I'll look into
that one further tonight.